HB 2721 Telecommunications services; arbitration.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Telecommunications services; arbitration. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to discharge the responsibilities of state commissions under the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, including the arbitration of interconnection agreements between local exchange carriers. The Commission may defer selected issues. If additional costs incurred by the Commission cannot be recovered through the maximum levy currently authorized for telephone companies, the maximum levy will be increased to the extent necessary to recover the additional costs.

Full text:
01/16/03  House: Presented & ordered printed 030327856  pdf | impact statement
02/03/03  House: Printed as engrossed 030327856-E  pdf | impact statement
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2721ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0720)  pdf

House amendments

01/16/03  House: Presented & ordered printed 030327856
01/16/03  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/30/03  House: Reported from C. & L. with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
02/01/03  House: Read first time
02/03/03  House: Read second time
02/03/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/03/03  House: Printed as engrossed 030327856-E
02/04/03  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/05/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/03  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/18/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/03  Senate: Read third time
02/19/03  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/19/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
02/27/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2721ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/19/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 720 (effective 7/1/03)
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0720)